John Woo: The Films (2nd Revised edition)

John Woo: The Films (2nd Revised edition)

By: Kenneth E. Hall (author)Paperback

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The first edition of John Woo: The Films (McFarland, 1999) was the earliest English-language volume to address the motion picture output of the celebrated Hong Kong director. The book dealt with Woo s film career from his professional beginnings in 1968 through his first three Hollywood releases (Hard Target, Broken Arrow and Face/Off), situating his work within Asian and Western cinematic and cultural traditions. This second edition offers a wealth of additional information, including treatment of John Woo s Hollywood productions Mission: Impossible II, Windtalkers and Paycheck. Also featured is material on Woo s epic Red Cliff, filmed in China. A new foreword is provided by Tony Williams, author of John Woo s Bullet in the Head. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here."

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About Author

Kenneth E. Hall has written several books, including a study of John Woo s The Killer, authored many articles on Latin American literature, and is a contributor to Studies in the Western. A professor of Spanish at East Tennessee State University, he lives in Johnson City, Tennessee."

Product Details

  • publication date: 08/12/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780786440405
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 228
  • ID: 9780786440405
  • weight: 404
  • ISBN10: 0786440406
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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